COMMANDED TO LOVE?

August 7th, 2020

Sefer Devarim is totally different in style and content to the other four books of the Torah. Significantly, it is the only book of the Torah that places a strong stress on the concept of “love”.

We are instructed to “love” God, and in Parshat Eikev Moses tells us that this is what God wants from us most of all.

But how can anyone be commanded to love? Rabbi Dunner tackles this interesting topic, and offers a beautiful explanation suggested by the “Sfass Emess“, the Rebbe of Ger.

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